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A series of text messages released in the past week show how Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court, urged White House officials to push to overturn the result of the 2020 election.
There has never been a spouse of a sitting justice who has been as overt a political activist as Ms. Thomas — and that presents a real conundrum for the court.
On today’s episode
Jo Becker, an investigative reporter for The New York Times.
The long crusade of the Thomases has taken them from the fringes of the conservative movement to the very center of it.
In the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, Ginni Thomas was involved in a range of efforts to keep President Donald J. Trump in power.
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Jo Becker contributed reporting.
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